Biblical Hebrew Language Studies I

Course code RELT1031Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

The course offers students a foundation for studies in the biblical Hebrew language. Students will learn the Hebrew alphabet and script and gain a familiarity with its basic paradigms and grammatical forms. They will learn the grammatical and technical terminology necessary to describe how the language operates. Students will develop a core basic vocabulary. By the end of the course students should be able to translate simple sentences to and from this language.
Students will be well placed to pursue further studies in Hebrew language in a second level course, as well as engage in greater depth in the other courses in scripture studies.

Not available in 2014

ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate familiarity with basic Grammar and Syntax of biblical Hebrew;
2. Demonstrate knowledge of a basic Hebrew vocabulary;
3. Navigate dictionaries and concordances (books and computer programs);
4. Articulate the value of biblical Hebrew for an understanding of the text.
ContentThis course provides an introduction to the biblical Hebrew language.
Replacing Course(s)THEO1001
TransitionStudents who have previously completed THEO1001 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT1031. Other first-year and upper-level options are available for these students.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed Knowledgenil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Teaching MethodsLecture
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Examination: On-line2hr exam (40%)
Online DiscussionMajor translation exercise (30%)
Quiz - On-line10 x weekly online quizzes (30%)
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term